When To Walk Away From An Investment05/21/15
Investors tend to get emotional, selling on impulse rather than strategy, and thinking they can time the market. Today's Stocks & Topics: Home Sales, Peter Schiff & Gold, Wall Street vs. Main Street, PG - Procter & Gamble Co., SHAK - Shake Shack Inc....
A 401(k) Rip-off?
Insurance companies have managed to build a better mousetrap to profit from retirement accounts. Today's Stocks & Topics: Nuclear Power Plants, URA - Global X Uranium ETF, Retirement, Spending vs. Income, China Solar Stocks, 403B, UUP – Power Shares...
Can Real Estate Fit Into Your IRA?
It's emerging as an alternative to stocks, bonds and mutual funds for IRA investors. Today's Stocks & Topics: Investing, Money Won’t Make You Happy, Retail Sales, Housing, WMT - Wal-Mart Stores Inc., VZ - Verizon Communications Inc., Dividends, Mutual...
Investor Or Trader... Which Are You?
Most of the really big winners on Wall Street list themselves as "traders." Today's Stocks & Topics: Strong & Weak Dollar, Summer & The Stock Market, Social Security, I-R-A Distribution, Investments & Taxes, ECL - Ecolab Inc., How To Pick Stocks, 401k.
Easy Steps for Building a Bond Ladder
When it comes to investing in bonds, we know this is a common strategy used when building a portfolio, but exactly how do you do it? Today's Stocks & Topics: Retirement Money, Weak Dollar, FCNTX - Fidelity Contrafund, VTSAX - Vanguard Total Stock...
Meet the Financial Advisers to Very Wealthy
From people with lots of money and no money skills to the rich and savvy. Today's Stocks & Topics: Annuities, Money Skills, Warren Buffett Reads Up To 6 Hours a Day, Retirement, Maximize Social Security, CLH - Clean Harbors Inc., VGK - Vanguard FTSE...
What's Ahead For ETFs?
Top ETF Players debate the future - a look at what's in store for investors. Today's Stocks & Topics: After-Hours Trading, European Bond Market, IPXL - Impax Laboratories Inc., NOV - National Oilwell Varco Inc., GRPN - Groupon Inc., SH - ProShares...
Investing In Real Estate - The REIT Way
Most Americans own homes, but having a single property or a few rentals doesn't offer true real-estate diversification. Today's Stocks & Topics: Charts, Asset Bubble, Workers Quitting Their Jobs, Greece, GEVO - Gevo Inc., Tax Liens, HES - Hess Corp.,...
Should You Be Adjusting For A Coming Downturn?
Using historical comparisons, this money manager believes we are most likely in the latter third of this bull market. Today's Stocks & Topics: Apple vs. IBM, Stock Buy Backs, Bond Yields, Uber, BX - Blackstone Group L.P., Muni-Bonds, GBX - Greenbrier...
10 Great Investing Sites and Apps for Millennials
These tools can help young adults invest with confidence and start building wealth. Today's Stocks & Topics: 401k Restrictions, Jobs Report, Chinese People, Myths About Getting Good Gas Mileage, TCPC - TCP Capital Corp., Asset Allocation, WFM - Whole...
The Case For Global Currency Investing
Are there still opportunities for dollar- based investors to potentially achieve gains in non-U.S. currencies? Today's Stocks & Topics: The Stock Market & Employment, Credit Cards, Apple Watch, LYB - LyondellBasell Industries N.V. Cl A, CRC -...
The Two Sides of Social Network Investing?
There was sharing before the internet, but now social media has broadened its appeal. The question is: Are you getting good advice? Today's Stocks & Topics: ETJ - Eaton Vance Risk-Managed Diversified Equity Income Fund, Annuities, The Stock Market, FB...
Cinco De Mayo: Time to Invest in Mexico?
Consider the bull and bear case for buying the "most interesting" exchange traded fund in the world. Today's Stocks & Topics: RKUN - Frakuten Inc., 1st Quarter Earnings, Trade Deficit, EWW - iShares MSCI Mexico Capped ETF, The Stock Market, Penny...
Are There Smarter Places to Park Your Cash?
Today's Stocks & Topics: Bull Market Super Cycle, McDonalds needs a change, A better 401(k), 6 Reasons to Invest Internationally, CLR - Continental Resources Inc., Consumer Index, CSCO - Cisco Systems Inc., Market Order
Millionaires In The Making: Are You One?
Today's investors who are working toward a million are different from people who are already millionaires. Today's Stocks & Topics: Bonds, Made in the U.S.A., Risk Management, Housing Costs, CMP - Compass Minerals International Inc., PANW - Palo Alto...
Mutual Funds vs. Stocks: Which Is Better for Your 401(k)?
If your 401(k) plan does give you the option to invest in individual stocks, it would be wise to consider the pros and cons. Today's Stocks & Topics: 401k, Foreign Investments, VGK - Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF, Interview with Scott Cooley – Morningstar,...
5 Rules Warren Buffett Wants You To Follow
The 50th annual Berkshire Hathaway shareholder letter included some important lessons for individual investors. Today's Stocks & Topics: 529 Plan, GDP Numbers, Oil Prices, Home Buying This Spring, MU - Micron Technology Inc., NVTA - Invitae Corp., CNC...
How To Create Retirement Income For The Long Haul
Only 38 percent, have analyzed how their savings would translate into a regular “paycheck” in their golden years. Today's Stocks & Topics: Leverage, Chinese Stocks, Interest Rates, Neutral Money Managers, Before You Retire, IPHS - Innophos Holdings...
Annuities ARE Tempting
Baby boomers are buying annuities in record numbers, but they may not fully understand what they're buying. Today's Stocks & Topics: Compounding, The Chinese Stock Market, Interest Rates, Buy Backs, SBNY - Signature Bank, SLCA - U.S. Silica Holdings...
Worried About Bond-Fund Risk?
Tips on using past performance, portfolio data, and yield to gauge your holdings' potential trouble spots. Today's Stocks & Topics: Mutual Funds, Myths of Retirement Planning, Greece, Most Popular Places to Retire, Undervalued Cyclical Stocks, GE -...
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